Area residents asked to comment on county’s new General Plan

Rural Agoura, Calabasas and Westlake residents will be affected

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is seeking public comment on its newly released Draft General Plan, which will serve as the guide for the growth and development of unincorporated areas in the county. The document, “Planning Tomorrow’s Great Places,” is the first major update to the county’s General Plan in more than 25 years. The plan will […]

Plastic surgeon moves practice to Westlake

Dr. Theodore R. Corwin, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, recently relocated his office and outpatient surgical facility to 911 Hampshire Road, Ste. 1, Westlake Village. Corwin specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. Surgical procedures such as liposuction, breast augmentation, face lift, tummy tuck and rhinoplasty are performed as outpatient procedures in the licensed and fully accredited surgical facility. […]

Locals cheer Lezak

USA swim star has worked with Conejo Simi Aquatics

Twice in the last four years, Conejo Simi Aquatics (CSA) had U.S. Olympic swimmer Jason Lezak come to its end-of-the-year banquet as a guest speaker. If Lezak is invited as a special guest again, he’s going to have a lot more to talk about. Fifteen months after Lezak spoke at the Moorpark Country Club about working hard to accomplish your […]

Barcelona girls are beaming

NICE JOB—The Barcelona girls’ U14 team show off their medals after winning second place in its division at the Irvine FC Showcase Tournament. It was the team’s first tournament of the 2008-09 season and their first competitive games as a team in the Barcelona California Soccer Club. Back row, from left: Cameron Cooper, Ava Rezai, Taylor Hoover, Elena Clarfield, Sam […]

Interchange could use better signage

As an Oak Park resident I travel south on Kanan to reach the 101 interchange. I daily see drivers breaking the law at the interchange. In their panic to get into the lane they want they, of course, not only endanger themselves but others as well. I can’t say it’s completely their fault. Anyone who uses this interchange can attest […]

Agoura Hills Dial-A-Ride expands service to San Fernando Valley

Agoura Hills officials announced they will expand service of their popular doortodoor DialA-Ride program with the addition of a Kaiser Hospital stop in Woodland Hills beginning next month. Additional points of service in Woodland Hills, such as Target, are also being considered, said Meredith Petit, Agoura Hills recreation supervisor. “The City has received many requests to serve the Kaiser medical […]


THURS., AUG. 21 Bonsai Trees Conejo Valley Bonsai Society meets 7:30 p.m., Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Preparation for Gardens of the World show. Time: 7:30 PM Phone: 805.495.7480 Date: 8/21/2008 FRI., AUG. 22 The Long Run City of Westlake Village TGIF hosts concert by The Long Run: Tribute to The Eagles, Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village […]

Westlake’s heavy hitters take first place

SLUGGING IT OUT—The Westlake Baseball Mustang 9-year-old team won the Inglewood Baseball Association U-10 tournament. Pictured in the bottom row, from left, are Troy Shillington, Eddie Kutt, Pudge Teobaldi, Ryan Goldstein and coach Jeff Harris. Top row: Steve Taylor, manager Mark Goldstein, Sean Mays, Jackson Weiss, Keefer Meehan, Caleb Harris, Jackson Kritsch and coach Greg Meehan. Brandon Lam, Jacob Appleby […]

Native American dancer teaches customs to kids

HISTORY REVISTED—Aaron Ten Bears of the Lakota Tribe performs a Native American dance during the children’s summer program at the Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas recently. For more information about the ongoing museum programs and other offerings, visit the website www.leonisadobemuseum.org.

Non-union school employees object to fee

God bless Sherill McMichael, Sandy Moreno and Le Ann Christianson for having the chutzpa to stand up against something that many of us are being forced into. As employees of Las Virgenes Unified School District, we are now required to pay an “agency fee” even though we’ve chosen not to join the classified employees union. One way or another, our […]